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#1 Laurie

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 03:00 PM

Is there are difference between slips and engobes, and are they used the same?



#2 Biglou13

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 05:32 PM

Not the same.

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#3 PeterH

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 06:27 PM

You might start with Robin Hopper's "7 Fun Ways to Decorate with Slips and Engobes"

http://tinyurl.com/lnc6x82

 

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#4 oldlady

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 09:52 PM

simple answer.  slip is very wet clay.  it will stick to clay.  wet or damp clay.  not fired clay.  do not try to put it on fired clay.  it will flake off.

 

 

engobes are coverings for clay that contain several ingredients and may be used after clay is fired.  this is not the only answer but might help.

 

i am sure someone will criticize this answer.  it is simple because the question is simple.  i do not believe in making things complicated.


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